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Definition of "assassination" []

  • Killing or murder for political reasons (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "assassination" in a sentence
  • "“I find your use of the word assassination rather amusing,” snarled Rudin."
  • "As much as he hated the notion of prolonging his exposure to those sons of bitches, once someone breathed the word assassination it all became a new ball game."
  • "The Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's most powerful Islamist political group, condemned what it called the assassination of Mr. bin Laden in a statement distributed to reporters on Monday."